Laundry Room Makeover on a Budget

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If you’ve ever seen those beautiful laundry rooms on your home improvement TV channel, you’re probably thinking you need to hire a professional to achieve that great finished product. However, you’d be surprised to find that a lot of laundry room projects are a do-it-yourself task. With a few simple touchups, you can transform your laundry room on a fine budget. So here are a few easy tasks you can do to achieve your dream laundry room.

Painting the Walls

A woman painting the wall blue with a paintbrush

The easiest change you can make to freshen up your laundry room is to give it a fresh coat of paint. Painting is one of the easiest to do it yourself tasks, and proper mechanics are easy to master. Nowadays, rather than buying a separate primer, a lot of popular brands have built-in paint and primer combinations. All that’s left to buy is a few paintbrushes to cut in at corners, painter’s tape and dropcloth, and a few rollers and brushes. After your done with brushes, rollers, and drop cloth, you can store them in your Storage Frankston.

Redoing the Floor

Sometimes your laundry room might be in a dated room or an unfinished basement, and could probably use some new flooring. While you may seek a professional for a tiled floor, there are many flooring options you can consider that you can do it yourself. For example, floating floors are very popular because all you need is a hammer and a crowbar to assist you in snapping in the flooring. The flooring can be done for a room in one day, and afterwards, you can store your hammer in your Storage Frankston.

Replacing the Countertops

Two washers underneath a laundry countertop

Whether you’ve never had countertops in your laundry room or you feel your existing countertops could use replacement, replacing countertops is always a great idea. Many modern designs show that people could rather fold clothes on a flat surface as opposed to directly on top of the washer and dryer. To install a countertop, all you need to do is create a support structure to hold it up. This can easily be done by cutting up some lumber with a circular saw and then nailing it into the wall into the studs as a level surface. A Storage Frankston unit is a great place to store your nails and level after this project is complete.

Adding Curtains

Your laundry room does not need to be closed in by a door. Instead, you can close it in by adding curtains to the front facade of the washer and dryer. All you’ll need is your level and a power drill to screw in supports for your curtain rod. This project can be done in well under an hour, and after you complete it, you can store your level and your power drill in your Storage Frankston.

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